Basic Tracheostomy

Tracheostomy Essentials

What is tracheostomy?

Learn the basics of tracheostomy including timing and tracheostomy tube procedures​.

Complications of tracheostomy

Discover the short and long term complications of tracheostomy.

Articles and Perspectives

tracheostomy team

How to Form a Tracheostomy Team

Multidisciplinary tracheostomy teams have been shown to improve outcomes for patients with tracheostomy.  Patients with tracheostomy are at high risk for preventable adverse events as

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tracheostomy simulation lab

Tracheostomy Simulation Lab

Each year more and more tracheostomy procedures are performed and in the current setting of Covid-19 we can expect more procedures being performed.  However, clinicians

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Inhalation and exhalation with tracheostomy

Is Tracheostomy Permanent?

Whether the tracheostomy is permanent or temporary depends on the initial indication for tracheostomy. Sometimes during placement, it is difficult to predict the amount of time one will require a tracheostomy tube.

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